11th June 2017

SANGSAD BHABAN, June 11, 2017 (BSS) - State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the government has a plan to boost the power generation capacity to 2,000 megawatts from the renewable energy sources by 2020.

"The government is giving special importance to the renewable energy sources along with the conventional energy sources to ensure electricity for every house by 2021," he said replying to a query from Jatiya Party lawmaker Semlim Uddin (Sylhet-5) in the house here.

At present, he said, the country is producing nearly 450 MW power from the renewable energy source including solar, windmills, biogas and hydro, he said.